Have you suffered an injury at work in Chesterfield?
Although thousands of people join the construction industry every year, it can be a dangerous environment to work in. As job roles often include building or knocking down buildings, it’s imperative that all construction workers are aware of the health and safety dangers involved.
As most construction workers will need to use power tools on a regular basis, it’s important that they are maintained and checked regularly. Due to the high usage of such tools, companies may need to replace them fairly frequently or have them repaired and maintained to ensure that they are safe to use.
Although simply working in the construction industry can have a negative impact on your health because of the physical nature of the job, if you’re to suffer an injury at work in Chesterfield you could be entitled to claim compensation.
If for example, you use a tool which isn’t working properly or which hasn’t been properly maintained, you could suffer an accident as a result. Similarly, if the company provides you with materials which aren’t fit for purpose, those working on the site could be constantly in danger of suffering an accident.
If you do suffer a Chesterfield accident whilst you’re at work or whilst you’re performing your job role, you may want to talk to a personal injury lawyer to find out whether or not you will be able to make a claim for compensation. Although not everyone can make a claim following an accident at work, if the incident wasn’t’ your fault, there’s a good chance that you will be able to obtain compensation from your employer.
If your employer has put you in danger or has risked your safety in any way, making a claim following an accident could do more than just enable you to obtain compensation for your injuries. For example, your employer could take steps to ensure that the workplace is safer and that no other employees are at risk of suffering the same type of injury.
If you’re keen to find out more about making a claim for a work related Chesterfield accident, we can help. At Accident Advice Helpline we even offer fee no obligation advice so you won’t have to pay anything at all to find out more about making a claim.
If you’re concerned that making a compensation claim will be expensive, you needn’t be. If you chose to make your claim with Accident Advice Helpline, we’ll be able to help you on a no win no fee basis so you won’t and to pay anything upfront in order to make your claim.
To find out more about making a claim with Accident Advice Helpline or to get your claim started as soon as possible, just contact us 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile and we’ll do everything we can to help with your claim.
Date Published: 17th June 2014